Using barebones EAP in/from hostapd

Gabor Fekete kotrelmaller.borgenbach
Mon Aug 4 02:01:22 PDT 2008

I will immeadiately look at it!


2008/8/4 Jouni Malinen <j at>:
> On Mon, Aug 04, 2008 at 11:05:59AM +0300, Gabor Fekete wrote:
>> I'm looking for a way to use the EAP (and EAP-TLS) implementation in
>> hostapd and wpa_supplicant.
>> Basically I would like to have an Authenticator and a Peer talking via a TCP
>> connection. The connection would carry raw EAP packets.
>> I don't need any other part of hostapd or wpa_supplicant, I want to do only
>> pure EAP-TLS authentication.
> I would suggest taking a look at the eap_example subdirectory in the Git
> tree. It has a small example application that shows how to use EAP
> server and peer code in other applications. This example sends data
> internally within the same process, but it should be easy to separate
> the peer and server parts into separate programs and to use whatever
> connection you want. The README file in that directory has some
> additional documentation of the needed changes.
> --
> Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA
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